The Pennsylvania “Dutch” have long been known for their precocious application of preserving techniques, and a delicious offspring of that artistry reaches into the kitchen itself.
Source: The culinary gift of cooking Pennsylvania Deutch
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→ Pennsylvania Dutch cuisine: The real deal - The Washington Post Right out of the gate the writer makes a very important point about PA Dutch cuisine in particular, and PA Dutch ...
→ Talking Christmas traditions with Don Yoder - Philly.com
→ Gettysburg Fest to feature hot-air balloon rides - Evening Sun. Learn more about Gettysburg Fest here.
→ Organic dairy in Paradise is a breed apart - LancasterOnline The 40 strong purebred Dutch Belted herd that produces the milk for Amish-owned Dutch Meadows Organic Dairy thrive on the 100% grass-based ...
→ Susquehannocks – The vanquished tribe - Cecil Daily: Our Cecil. If you're interested in the history of one of the several Native American tribes that lived in what would become known as the Deitscherei ...
→ Third Foodstruck draws more than 10,000 to York - The York Daily Record I was there and I have a ton of pics that will be posted soon. It had a very ...
→ Officials still working to determine cause of fire that damaged historic Dellville Covered Bridge - PennLive.com The future of the 174 foot long bridge built in 1889 is up in ...
→ Lancaster County Market Voted One Of The Best In The World | CBS Philly
→ Fraktur: More than Pennsylvania German artwork - Pocono Record.com
→ Germans in Colonial Pennsylvania - YouTube
→ Against the clock: Restoration work on Harris mansion continues with 250th anniversary in sight | PennLive.com
A bilingual picture book to help learn Pennsylvania Dutch at the Lancaster County Mennonite Historical Society
→ A bilingual picture book: English and Pennsylvania Dutch - LancasterOnline If you are interested in learning some Pennsilfaanisch Deitsch, then you will want to check out the upcoming classes being offered ...
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→ Fine crafts and original artwork featured at the Mennonite Heritage Center Folk Art Sale — December 6-31, 2014 The Folk Art Sale is held annually during the month of December. It’s ...
→ What lies beneath York's old train station? - The York Daily Record Full scale digging will commence this summer. Owner would like to have property listed on the National Register of ...
An Insider's Guide to old general stores in the Lehigh Valley. Source: Pictures - Old General Stores of the Lehigh Valley - The Morning Call
2 cups milk 1 yeast cake, dissolved in 1 cup warm water 1 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 or 7 cups flour 3 eggs, well beaten 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 cup melted butter Scald the milk and set ...
→ Did forts once stand along the Blue Mountain in Berks County?
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Attention Gettysburg, paranormal and Gettysburg paranormal buffs! There is a new book titled Ghost Soldiers of Gettysburg: Searching for Spirits on America's Most Famous Battlefield by authors Jack Roth and Patrick Burke ...
→ Annual Goschenhoppen Folk Festival set for this weekend - pottsmerc.com The slideshow/video embedded below is from last year's festival and will give you a good idea of what to expect this ...
→ Solebury man to display Revolutionary War orderly book - Bucks County Courier Times Aldie mansion information here.
→ Stunning quilts at MFA wow with colors and complex designs - Braintree Forum.
→ Financial secrets of the Amish - MarketWatch
→ Photos: Gettysburg wax museum auction preview | PennLive.com.
→ Haldeman: My love affair with the Amish » Opinion » The Huntsville Item, Huntsville, TX.
→ Historic Keim Homestead, history tinged with intrigue | Reading Eagle Spinster sisters living in traditional PA Dutch folk fashion into the 20th century were responsible for the homestead retaining is ...
Remember the Road House Restaurant in Springettsbury Township? It’s now the First Post, and it just opened. And the major renovation of this old place (seen here while work was ...
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Lisa Minardi curates new Winterthur exhibition ‘A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans and the Art of Everyday Life’
→ UD alumna, doctoral student curates new Winterthur exhibition I'm glad they included this in the article: She notes that, contrary to what many people believe, Pennsylvania Germans lived in urban as ...
→ Historical society cranks out a special project on county mills The book will be published in March the book will: "documents the origin, chain of ownership, stories and ultimate fate of ...
→ VIDEO: 19th Century Base Ball - The Evening Sun
→ Discover Lehigh County's log cabins - The Morning Call The tour will feature eight cabins including the oldest log house in Lehigh County: the Zuflucht Haus (Shelter House) in Emmaus, which ...
→ After fire, Amish raise a barn at West Newport Road farm - LancasterOnline
In a July 3 column, Dr. Scribblerdutch said he was familiar with the superstition that bad things happen in threes, but not with the specific and grammatically goofy phrase "what's ...
→ New Kimberton Whole Foods opens doors in Malvern - Main Line Media News
→ Chambersburg 'burns' again July 19 in 150th commemoration of Civil War torching - Chambersburg Public Opinion
“When Pennsylvania Germans were at their height, 80 to 90 percent of all Americans worked on farms,” Moyer said. “It was a very cohesive, very stable community. You didn’t move ...
Folks familiar with the area’s history, however, know that the river’s current borders are far from where they once were. When the area’s first inhabitants, the Susquehannock Indians, ruled the land ...
→ PHOTOS: 151st Gettysburg Re-enactment - The Evening Sun Some great images by photographer Shane Dunlap from the 151st Battle of Gettysburg re-enactment that took place on Friday, July 4, 2014.
Corn mazes can be found all over the U.S., but they started in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Don Frantz created the first maze, in the pattern of a dinosaur, at Lebanon Valley ...
The U.S. Army Heritage Trail in Carlisle is a free, outside attraction. It's a great place to take children, with many structures and objects to explore and plenty of open space along ...
→ Sigal Museum to host community educational historical events in June and July - themorningcall.com There are two PA Dutch culture related events listed here that caught my eye but others will be of ...
→ Old-fashioned Christmas in Lehigh County offers look at Pennsylvania German life in 1842 - lehighvalleylive.com Saturday, December 6: 1:00 pm– 6:00 pm, last tour 5:15: A Pennsylvania Dutch Christmas Travel back ...
For anyone who has ever admired a barn on an old country lane, this is the story of that barn and many others in Southeastern Pennsylvania, or, specifically, "the hearth," ...
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→ Floor Plans: Pottsgrove Manor was built to be seen - Reading Eagle Tour the mansion by candlelight with costumed interpreters and enjoy festive music, dancing, games and demonstrations on Sunday ...
→ Pennsylvania Folkways: Dutch star barns glitter in winter - Reading Eagle Winter is a good season to go barn star spotting in Alt Barricks (Berks County). If your'e interested in learning more ...
→ Dynamic Exhibition Explores Hollywood Legend Marilyn Monroe's Iconic Status - bctv.org The exhibition will feature 115 works by more than 50 artists and will run from August 23 through October 5 ...
→ PICTURES: Canal Boat Dinner Cruise in Easton - themorningcall.com Follow the link above to see some photos from the August 26th cruise at the National Canal Museum which focused on the ...
Futzer - someone always moving, always getting into something or building something.
→ Three Days in Gettysburg: “The Unfinished Work” - Gettysburg National Military Park U.S. National Park Service The seminar features panel discussions with Gettysburg historians as well as guided battlefield walks, ...
In this issue of Glencairn Museum News we explore our current exhibition (open through October 29, 2017), which features artifacts, documents and photographs illustrating a wide range of expression within ...
Bygone days: Battlefield threatened. Parts of the historic site located on South Mountain, where the Battle of Monterey took place the day after the Confederate defeat at Gettysburg, could be threatened ...
→ Soldiers' pensions: Family records included in applications from Revolutionary War veterans | Slate
"If you want to learn about the 19th century, this is the place to come," said volunteer Jan Taylor, who will be in period dress and telling guests about the ...
→ Off the Shelf: Herr Kessler’s Pa. Dutch Christmas book list - LancasterOnline.com.
"Before they were the institutions of higher learning that they are now, museums were more for entertainment," said owner Mark Kosh. The museum opens May 10. Source: See Lincoln's last bowel ...
→ About 400 celebrate their Pennsylvania Dutch roots at annual Berks County event | Reading Eagle
→ Indian motorcycle exhibit to open - Lebanon Daily News. The exhibit will run through Oct. 24. The museum is located just off Route 39, one mile west of Hersheypark Drive in ...
→ Schaefferstown's Harvest Fair takes guests back to the 18th century - Lebanon Daily News The 46th annual Harvest Fair will be held Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and ...
The article mentions that some couples invite English friends to their weddings. That would certainly make for an interesting experience. But I'm sure a little drone wedding videography would be ...
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→ Historic Preservation Trust of Lebanon County properties open for tours - Lebanon Daily News
→ Local paranormal investigative team, Berks Mont Project, invokes history to life You will find the team's website here.
→ Making apple butter the old fashion' way - News, events, information, PA - The Luminary It is a time consuming process but your effort will be rewarded. How much apple butter can ...
When the Second Continental Congress met in York in 1777, they helped to define an American tradition. Source: York, Pennsylvania: home of the first official Thanksgiving of the United States | ...
→ Steam into History Northern Central Railway York 17 to Hanover Junction - YouTube
On Fridays from May through September, Strasburg offers Hostling Tours — a behind-the-scenes look at how these steam-driven behemoths are prepped to pull the day’s passenger trains. The term “hostler” — ...
Twenty people from Switzerland, mostly from the Reformed Church tradition, gathered with a wide variety of U.S. Anabaptists for worship. The event brought together Amish; Wenger, Groffdale and Weaverland Old Order ...
→ Attendees take a ‘Step Back in Time’ at Berks Heritage Center The Heritage Center is open from May 1 through the last Sunday in October. The hours are Tuesday-Saturday, ...
After nearly a decade of work and substantial setbacks, an Underground Railroad museum in York City is poised to partially open in early 2016. Source: York City's Goodridge House poised to ...
→ Mike Argento: A witness to the Hex murder passes - The York Daily Record Jeannette Harvey's father was friends with Nelson Rehmeyer, the victim in the infamous 1928 Hex murder in southern ...
→ PHOTOS: The Historic Inn at Lincoln Square - The Evening Sun The accompanying article for this photo gallery can be found here.
On this trip we parked at Koser Park in Bainbridge and walked 1.5 miles south along the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail to find the cliffs. I was told by ...
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→ Berks the bizarre: Charming Forge has long been associated with paranormal activity - Reading Eagle (click the first link in the search results to read the article)
"I'd like to accept this Chonny™ for Best Laid Pipe on behalf of plumbers everywhere, without whom the Brad Pitts and Gwyneth Paltrows of the world would be left wallow in ...
Making chocolate in Hershey in the early 20th century - FlipSidePA.com
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The Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad, affectionately known as the Ma & Pa, connected Baltimore and York on a narrow-gauge line that traced a meandering, scenic 77-mile route. In the days ...
→ 31 Reasons Philadelphia Is The Most Underrated City In America Reading Terminal Market makes the list, including a mention of the merchant Dutch Eating Place. And if you're looking for more delicious ...
→ A Look Back in History: ‘The Granary of the American Revolution’ in the East Penn Valley - Berks-Mont News
→ Design Intervention: Filling the farmyard - LancasterOnline A short examination of the many types of outbuildings that would've been found on a typical Pennsylvania Dutch family farm.
→ Go back in time at upcoming Market Faire & Rendezvous at Jacobsburg - lehighvalleylive.com The J. Joseph Henry’s 1832 mansion and Pennsylvania Longrifle Museum will be open during the event. Hours for ...
People may be skeptical, but exploring local historical sites can be a lot of fun. My children were among those skeptics when we headed out one Friday to visit the ...
→ Photos: Tucker Exhibit at AACA - Lebanon Daily News The new Tucker exhibit will be the first permanent addition to the museum since it opened in 2003. Click here to see ...
The Central National Bank building in downtown Columbia, PA. Photo © visitpadutchcountry.com.
→The Amish: Shunned trailer: the price of cultural protection | FlickFilosopher.com.
→ Historic Ferry Boat Operation Still Draws Riders - abc27 WHTM abc27 WHTM 2014 Rates Car & Standard Size Pickup Truck: $8.00 (includes driver) Extended Length Vehicle (Over 19 Feet): $9.00 (includes driver) Motorcycle: $7.00 ...
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Lancaster County Central Market Voted One Of The Best In The World
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Restoration work on John Harris mansion continues with 250th anniversary in sight
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Financial secrets of the Amish
Photos: Gettysburg wax museum auction preview
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First Post, former Road House restaurant now renovated welcomes first diners
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Cumberland County Historical Society to publish book on mills
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VIDEO | Amish barn raising in Intercourse, PA
What’s seconds is thirds
New Kimberton Whole Foods opens doors in Malvern
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VIDEO | The Hershey’s Chocolate Factory Tour
Reading Public Museum Exhibition Explores Marilyn Monroe’s Iconic Status
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“Powwowing in Pennsylvania: Healing Rituals of the Dutch Country”
Monterey Pass Battlefield threatened
Soldiers’ pensions: Family records included in applications from Revolutionary War veterans
Annual Cherry Fair shows what Pennsylvania German life was about
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Schaefferstown’s Harvest Fair takes guests back to the 18th century
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Historic Preservation Trust of Lebanon County properties open for tours
Berks Mont Project paranormal investigative team invokes history to life
Making apple butter the old fashion’ way
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Hymns unite Swiss Reformed and American Anabaptists in Leola
Attendees explore the past at Berks Heritage Center’s annual Step Back In Time Day
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A witness to the York County Hex murder passes
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Outbuildings of the Pennsylvania Dutch Family Farm
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